English text. Exult, let them exult, the hosts of heaven, exult, let Angel ministers of God exult. For the record, Vox Clara didn’t touch the Exsultet translation they got from Here’s the full text of the Exsultet, English next to the Latin. We now have a much better English translation of one of our greatest liturgical treasures. This is only the third year it will be in use, so get.

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Let the morning star find it alight, that star which never sets: Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of the Exsultet follows shortly: This keeps coming up here and there — people make widely varying comments about the translation of the Exsultet, the Easter Proclamation. On this, your night of grace, O holy Father, accept this candle, a solemn offering, the work of bees and of your servants’ hands, an evening sacrifice of praise, this gift from your most holy Church.

The Exultet in Southern Italy.

New Liturgical Movement: The Exsultet in English

I found the new text generally easy to chant with preparation and a few pencil marks to help me on my way. O happy fault that earned so great, so glorious a Redeemer! That he, who has admitted me into the number of his Levites not on my own merits, will, by an infusion of his light upon me, enable me to celebrate the praises of this light.


Rita Ferrone — comment 6: Never Miss any Updates! It is an honor to sing this. This bit of new translation works, unlike much of the rest of the version. Rosaries, Crosses, Prayer Cards enblish more Therefore, heavenly Father, in exwultet joy of this night, receive our evening sacrifice of praise, your Church’s solemn offering.

For this is the Paschal solemnity, in which the true Lamb was slain, by whose blood the doors of the faithful are consecrated. The Exsultet sings of this symbolism and recalls for us the history of our salvation; from the fall of Adam, to the events of that first Passover held by Moses and the Israelites, and then finally the events of that last Passover at which Jesus suffered, died, rose from the dead and by which mankind was redeemed. Rejoice, let Mother Church also rejoice, arrayed exsu,tet the lightning of his glory, let this holy building shake with joy, filled with the mighty voices of the peoples.

A fine Marian symbol down the drain because of a sudden passion for scientific correctness concerning insect life. Learn the first two and a half lines, and you have now learned nearly the entire first page!

And with your spirit.

Per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum Filium suum, qui cum eo vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti, Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum. As singing the Exsultet is the rightful role of the Deacon, it may also be sung by a priest or a cantor.

The Exsultet: The Proclamation of Easter

The regularity of the metrical cursus of the Exsultet would lead us to place the date of its composition perhaps as early as the fifth century, and not later than the seventh.

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O truly necessary sin of Adam, destroyed completely by the Death of Christ!

It is always possible, however, that a particular deacon or priest overestimates his singing ability, and a musically literate priest realizes that a relatively difficult piece such as the Exsultet is really beyond him.

These “Exsultet Rolls” were decorated with illuminations and with the portraits of contemporary reigning sovereigns, whose names were mentioned in the course of the “Praeconium”. Here you will find his recordings and practice videos in higher and lower keys.

O felix culpa, quae talem ac tantum meruit habere Redemptorem! In huius igitur noctis gratia, suscipe, sancte Pater laudis huius sacrificium vespertinum, quod tibi in haec cerei oblatione sollemni, per ministrorum manus de operibus apum, sacrosancta reddit ecclesia. In Italy the Praeconium was sung from long strips of parchment, gradually unrolled as the deacon exzultet. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Here is an opportunity to work closely with them.

A night for seeking peace and exsulret pride!

Exsulteet cannot understand the grammatical construction of this part of the Exsultet translation: The best examples date from the tenth and eleventh centuries. Catholic Online School Free Catholic education for all.

I think the new text is fine.